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File 4673/1919 Pt 1 ‘Persian Gulf:- Visit to England of the son of the Sheikh of Bahrein + party. General arrangements + proceedings. Incidence of cost.’ [‎23v] (24/494)

The record is made up of 1 item (258 folios). It was created in 20 Feb 1903-9 Jul 1928. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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This part contains correspondence regarding the visit of a Mission (deputation) consisting of ‘Abdullah bin ‘Īsá Āl Khalīfah, son of Shaikh Isa of Bahrein [Bahrain], Abdullah’s son Muhammad, Abdullah’s Private Secretary Jasim Cheravi, and a personal servant, to the United Kingdom and Paris in 1919.

It includes correspondence regarding arrangements for the visit, but most of the correspondence relates to expenditure on the visit, including: the question as to how far the Government Hospitality Fund accepts responsibility for the expenses connected with the visit, including the payment of an interpreter; and the adjustment of the account of Major Norman Napier Bray (Political Officer attached to the Bahrein Mission) in connection with the Bahrein Mission.

The main correspondents include: the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. ; the Civil Commissioner, Baghdad (‘Political, Baghdad’); the Foreign Office; the Treasury; the Government Hospitality Fund, HM Office of Works; Norman Napier Bray; the Government of India Foreign and Political Department; the Secretary to the Government of Bombay Political Department; Haji Abdul Majid Belshah, of the School of Oriental Studies, London Institution (Interpreter to the Mission from Bahrein); the Accountant General, Bombay; and the Accountant General, (Civil) Baghdad.

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File 4673/1919 Pt 1 ‘Persian Gulf:- Visit to England of the son of the Sheikh of Bahrein + party. General arrangements + proceedings. Incidence of cost.’ [‎23v] (24/494), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/850/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100074780346.0x00003a> [accessed 12 November 2019]

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